Proposal Coordinator Salary

Median pay for Proposal Coordinators in the United States is around $51K per year. Final cash compensation to Proposal Coordinators varies from around $39K to approximately $72K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $3K, respectively. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Proposal Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. There are far more female Proposal Coordinators who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 83 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,001 - $72,243
$39K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,964
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$18.46 - $29.47
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$29
MEDIAN: $23.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$39,001 - $72,243  
   
Bonus
$684 - $5,146  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
Commission
$2,955  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,331 - $72,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$18.46 - $29.47  
   
Overtime
$27.36 - $57.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$684 - $5,146  
   
Commission
$2,955  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $3,091  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,331 - $72,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Job Description for Proposal Coordinator

The proposal coordinator's primary responsibility is to coordinate all of the necessary steps to deliver proposals to clients. The job comes with strict deadlines, as well as strict requirements to meet clients' quality standards and detailed requirements. Specific tasks performed by proposal coordinators include working on bids and conducting background research required for proposals, supporting various departments by performing related activities, and performing large amounts of writing and editing. As such, written and verbal communication skills are extremely important to this job, along with strong organizational skills, proficiency with basic computer programs, and strong analytical abilities.

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Proposal Coordinator Tasks

  • Edit and rewrite proposals, including creating templates and boilerplate text.
  • Draft proposals and communicate across teams to get input and meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate and maintain team documentation efforts for responses to RFPs, RFIs, and other calls.
  • Analyze requirements and ensure that proposals meet requirements.

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Popular Skills for Proposal Coordinator


Proposal Coordinators generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Desktop Publishing, Adobe InDesign, Graphic Design, and Proposal Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in Project Coordinating.

Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Coordinator

Pay by Experience for a Proposal Coordinator has a positive trend. An entry-level Proposal Coordinator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 246 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Proposal Coordinator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Proposal Coordinator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 65 salaries. A Proposal Coordinator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,792

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 23 percent, Proposal Coordinators in Arlington receive some of the highest pay in the country. Proposal Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Reston (+14 percent), San Antonio (+12 percent), Houston (+12 percent), and San Francisco (+7 percent). Austin ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. On the whole, employers pay 14 percent below the median salary for those in this field in Seattle and San Diego.

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Key Stats for Proposal Coordinator

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Proposal Coordinator Salaries

▲24%

▲17%

▲14%

National Average
$51,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Proposal Coordinator Salaries



Proposal Writing
▼0%

Project Coordinating
▼0%

Graphic Design
▼0%

National Average
$51,000


▼2%

Request For Proposal (RFP) Creation
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%